Jeep unveils 2017 Compass | Hebert’s Town & Country

November 18th, 2016 by

Throughout 2016, Jeep has been celebrating its 75-year anniversary with special edition models. Jeep continued marking its diamond anniversary on Thursday, Nov. 17, when the SUV company unveiled new designs for the 2017 Compass during a press conference in Los Angeles, California. At Hebert's Town And Country Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram in Shreveport, Louisiana, we’re eager for Spring 2017 when these models hit our showroom.

Mike Manley, Head of Jeep Brand for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Global, told the crowd Jeep models have the appeal as a “tough, capable vehicle[s] for any occasion.”

“Now, we’re convinced that the world is ready for an urban explorer equipped to scale this global compact SUV market, and whilst its doing it, make a splash around the world. So, ladies and gentlemen I’d like to introduce the all new 2017 Jeep Compass.”

The 2017 Compass will be available in four trim configurations: Trailhawk, Limited, Latitude and Sport. The Trailhawk, shown in red and black, and Limited, shown in silver, were both unveiled at the press conference. The vehicle is built in four different countries with 17 powertrain options for various global markets.

The authentic Jeep exterior styling of the 2017 Compass features a fresh look for the signature seven-slot grille, set between sporty headlight lamps. The open-air dual-pane sunroof allows those in the front and back seats to enjoy the freedom of the outdoors.

The 2017 Compass is the most capable SUV ever with two advanced 4×4 systems, Active Drive and Active Drive Low. Each kicks in automatically when 4×4 traction is needed.

North American models are powered by the fuel-efficient 180-horsepower 2.4-liter Tigershark engine, with Engine Stop Start, that can deliver up to 30 miles per gallon. The 2017 Compass is available with three transmission choices: nine-speed automatic for 4×4 models, six-speed automatic for 4×2 models and six-speed manual for 4×4 and 4×2 models.

With premium interior materials, over 70 available safety features and fourth-generation Uconnect systems for communication, entertainment and navigation, the 2017 Jeep Compass is a smart choice for anyone looking for adventure.

If you live the Jeep Life and want more information on the new Compass, we delve even further into the model’s specifications here.

For our current Jeep Compass inventory, click here.